Public Health Job Opportunities

Nutrition Educator, WIC Program

Central District Health Department is seeking a Nutrition Educator for their WIC Program.

Performs a variety of interdisciplinary assignments including, but not limited to: teach nutritional and other health education topics. Evaluate/assess health trends and risk factors of individual/family through data collection and analysis, tracking and reporting.  Determine food package of WIC participants; issue and explain the use of WIC vouchers to new clients; assist supervisor and coworkers as needed; keep informed of the latest nutritional science and stay current on the WIC program at various levels of government.  Works with specific population groups through health promotion and disease prevention activities; participates in assessing and evaluating health care services to ensure that people are informed of available programs and services; provides health education and care management to individuals and families who are members of vulnerable populations and high risk groups. Continue reading “Nutrition Educator, WIC Program”

Reproductive and Adolescent Health Coordinator

Deadline: 8/3/17

The Nebraska Division of Public Health is seeking a creative, self-starter that will take the lead role in community health education and sub-recipient monitoring activities for the Nebraska Reproductive Health and Adolescent Health programs. This person will coordinate the provision of administrative, clinical, and financial training for staff at federally funded public health clinics across Nebraska, as well as planning and delivering evidence-based curricula and topical professional development trainings in a variety of community settings. Key to this position is analyzing retrospective data, studying trends, and conducting assessments to analyze need and evaluate programs. Continue reading “Reproductive and Adolescent Health Coordinator”

2 Research Associate Positions (Data Coordinator & Study Coordinator)

Masters-level Research Positions

Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Columbus, OH

We are seeking 2 individuals to join our growing team conducting high-impact pediatric research in a fast-paced and mission-focused research environment. Our research focuses on improving the lives of young children, especially those who are at risk for poor neurodevelopmental, behavioral, or growth outcomes. Our work is funded by the NIH, CDC, HRSA, and the March of Dimes. Continue reading “2 Research Associate Positions (Data Coordinator & Study Coordinator)”

Healthy Families Supervisor/Program Manager

Deadline: updated to August 1, 2017

Panhandle Public Health District is looking for a full-time supervisor/program manager for our accredited, well-established Healthy Families America home visitation program for prenatal and newborns and their families.  The position will be based in Scottsbluff.  Bachelor’s degree minimum/Master’s degree preferred in family counseling, social work, psychology, sociology, nursing or related field.  For complete job descriptions click here and to download an application click here.    Send cover letter, resume, and completed application to Erin Sorensen, PO Box 337, Hemingford, NE  69348.

Assistant Scientist at Center for Health Outcomes and Population Research

The Center for Health Outcomes and Population Research at Sanford Research is seeking an Assistant Research Scientist to lead the Center’s Evaluation Core. This position will be expected to lead evaluation projects in a wide array of public health areas, including maternal-child health, adolescent health, and family health. This includes (but is not limited to) assisting in grant development, conducting quantitative data analysis, and providing input on quality assurance to partners. In addition, this individual will be expected to support the evaluation of projects funded by internal faculty members of the Center. Finally, this individual will be in charge of promoting evaluation and methodology services of our Center, including creating a business plan, meeting with potential internal and external partners, and being the go-to person for evaluation requests. We expect that this person will lead a team of up to two Research Associates. Continue reading “Assistant Scientist at Center for Health Outcomes and Population Research”